Monthly Archives: May 2012

Action 35 – English through Pictures – Essential Verbs – dip, drag, dump etc.

SCRIPT What is the person doing? The person is dipping crab into a bowl of sauce. What is she doing? She is dipping her toe into a river. What is the conductor doing? The conductor is directing an orchestra. What … Continue reading

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Action 34 – English through Pictures – Essential Verbs – apply, cup, demonstrate etc.

What is the woman doing? The woman is applying cream to her face. Are people crowding around a performer? Yes. People are crowding around a performer. What is the man doing? The man is crushing a newspaper. What is the … Continue reading

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Story 36 – English Listening Lesson – ESL for Intermediates

SCRIPT This photograph was taken in a hotel lobby. The man on the far right is checking in. The couple on the left are checking out. They have been staying at the hotel for 4 days and today they are … Continue reading

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Action 33 – English through Pictures – Basic Verbs – scrub, bump, cheer etc.

SCRIPT What is the person doing? The person is scrubbing the cup. What has happened to the man and the woman? The man and woman have just bumped into each other. What is the person doing? The person is burning … Continue reading

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Story 35 – English Listening Practice – British English – ESL for Intermediates

SCRIPT This photograph was taken in front of the Twin Towers site, also called “Ground Zero”, in New York. The Twin Towers were famously destroyed in a terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. This photograph shows the site after the … Continue reading

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Action 32 – English through Pictures – Essential Verbs – inflate, braid, arch etc.

SCRIPT What is the man in the blue uniform doing? The man in the blue uniform is blocking the goal. Is the woman on the left getting her temperature taken? No. The woman on the left is getting her blood … Continue reading

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Story 34 – ESL for Intermediates – English Listening Practice

SCRIPT This photograph was taken at a conference a few years ago. The conference was about small business and the man who is speaking is discussing his experience as a small business owner. This is a drinks and networking event … Continue reading

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